Fibrosing mediastinitis

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What is fibrosing mediastinitis?

Histoplasma capsulatum disease caused when airborne spores of fungus are inhaled into the lungs. Fibrosing mediastinitis is the late progression and complication of histoplasmosis, with the compression of major vessels and central airways.

Common symptoms reported by people with fibrosing mediastinitis

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Treatments taken by people with fibrosing mediastinitis

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Who has fibrosing mediastinitis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 3
50s 1
60s 2
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 6

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

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